An observer tells Us Weekly that the "Mean" singer looked upon the famously pious, abstinent NFL star "like a little puppy dog" at Tosconova. During the meal, Swift just sipped on a caffe latte during the two-hour meal, but Tebow tucked into chicken paillard, fettuccine bolognese and cappellini.
"There were no public displays of affection between Taylor and Tim," the observe says, "but she surely looked happy to be there!"
"Yes, she has a crush on him," a second source explains to Us. "She is a massive fan, but I don't think he sees her that way."
Still, the goody-goody twosome have struck up a friendship. "They actually have been speaking a lot about the Bible and Christianity . . .Right now it’s on the friendship tip – even though that frustrates her."
After high-profile romantic flameouts with the likes of Joe Jonas (in 2009) and Jake Gyllenhaal (in 2010), Swift's love life has been super-quiet of late. Last Valentine's Day? "I actually had a Pathetic Single Girls party," she said recently. "We ate junk food and just ate whatever we wanted and danced. We made these little profile cards about why we're single."